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How To Practice Self-Care This Mother’s Day

With life so different this Mother’s Day, it’s difficult to carve out time for self-care; after all, it’s not like you can escape for a weekend away or even a treatment at your favourite local beauty salon.  However, it’s more important than ever to look after yourself when you’re feeling the weight of the world on your shoulders. Remember to take a …

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We’re all in this together: How Sandcastles is sharing kindness in our community

In these times of uncertainty and change, it’s more important than ever to share kindness, connection and support in our communities where we can – and our centres are doing just that.  Whether it’s keeping children safe in centres, supporting families whose life circumstances have changed, or helping those who are keeping children at home, …

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Communication – Why it’s Important

The key to maximising your child’s experiences within an early learning centre is effective communication. When families and educators are on the same page with the child’s progress, the child flourishes. Consequently, it helps to ease the transition between home and care, building a sense of confidence and belonging in young children. What kind of …

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5 Safety Lessons You Can Teach Your Child at Home

Safety at home has always been a major concern with families, especially when both parents are in the workforce, and technology makes our lives incredibly transparent. Having safety expectations with your child should start at a young age and should be reinforced through on-going conversations and role modelling. There is no wrong time to start …

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Bush Tomato Bolognaise

  A simple, recipe that packs in the vegetables. This Bush Tomato Bolognaise is healthy, wholesome and delicious.  Ingredients Serves 6-8 2 tsp olive oil 1 onion, finely diced 2 carrots, finely diced 2 sticks celery, finely diced 1 clove garlic, finely minced 4 mushrooms, finely diced 1 red capsicum, finely diced 500g beef mince 2 …

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